Internship Programme Recruitment at Andela
Internship Programme Recruitment at Andela

Current Vacancies at Andela

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Rwanda and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for:



Title: Andela Nigeria Fellowship Cycle 44
 Lagos, Nigeria

Do you dream of using technology to change the world?

  • Join the Andela movement to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali and cities across Africa.
  • Apply today and see if you have what it takes!

The Andela Fellowship

  • The Andela Fellowship is a full-time employment opportunity designed for talented and high-potential technologists to build their skills and experience on a global scale. We seek out exceptional people from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to unlocking their full potential.
  • Through four years of intensive learning and real work experience, you’ll master the professional and technical skills you need to succeed as a software developer with the with the world’s top engineering teams.
  • You bring a relentless desire to learn and level up. We provide access to resources, mentorship, and a community of passionate software developers to support you at every step of your journey.

The Application Process 
Stage 1: Online Application:

  • Fill out the application form on this page.

Stage 2: Technical Assessment:

  • Once you submit your application, you’ll be directed to study the modules on our Home Study Curriculum for software development and team skills. This is required to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned. No prior coding experience is required.

Stage 3: In-Person Interview:

  • Based on your application and technical assessment, you may be invited to a panel of interviews made up of staff members and developers at an Andela office.

Stage 4: Attend a Bootcamp:

  • Successful candidates are invited to participate in a two-week, simulated development sprint led by senior Andela developers. The two weeks is comprised of one week of home-based self-learning, and one week of product development on-site at an Andela campus. You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as on a team to deliver a final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork.

Stage 5: Become an Andelan:

  • The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Fellowship Program. Over the course of four years, you’ll be immersed in intensive learning alongside some of Africa’s most brilliant minds. You’ll amass real work experience as part of global engineering teams. You’ll emerge a professional who is capable of transforming the world through leadership and technology.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Recruitment Schedule for Andela Nigeria, Cycle 44

  • Technical Assessment: The Technical Assessment is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the Home Study Curriculum before your test.
  • Technical Assessment Submission Deadline: March 13th, 2019
  • Interview Dates:  April 1st – April 5th, 2019
  • Bootcamp: May 13th – May 24th, 2019
  • Fellowship Resumption: July 1st, 2019
  • Please take this schedule into consideration before applying. You are also required to;
  • Comply with the naming convention in the form of First Name and Last Name as requested in the application form.
  • Use the same name and email address to reapply if you have applied to Andela in the past.


Application Deadline 8th March, 2019.



Job Title: Technical Recruiting Lead
: Lagos, Nigeria

About You

  • Andela is looking to hire Technical Recruiting Lead, to join our Lagos Office. We’ve recently surpassed the exciting milestone of 1,400 Andelans globally, and plan to reach double that size by of 2020—the Technical Recruiting team will drive much of that growth. Of course, we care about growth in both the quantity and quality of our employees, so our recruiters’ success is measured not just by their time-to-hire and headcount filled, but also by pass-through rate, EPIC values alignment, and other more qualitative metrics. This role is a recruiting leadership role and driving hiring for a flagship Andela position.
  • While based in Lagos – you will collaborate heavily with the recruiting team and department stakeholders in our Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala and Cairo Offices.
  • You will lead a team of Lagos-based technical recruiters, executing distributed hiring for elite technologists across Africa – and partner with Recruiting and People team leads globally.
  • This opportunity is ideal for talent acquisition managers in the tech and start-up space across technical hiring, and ideal for levelling-up in international exposure and work at a mission-driven, fast-paced business.

Role Responsibilities

  • Managing a high-performing technical recruiting team in Lagos (while scaling the team further) – focussed in hiring technologists across Africa;
  • Partner with Recruiting, People/HR, technical and data teams globally to solve for improving quality of hires, diversity, candidate experience and Andela branding;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships across Andela Leadership and Recruiting leads – and ensure hiring goals are met.

Qualifications & Characteristics
As the ideal candidates for this role should:

  • Have in depth experience of leading a recruiting team/function, with strong strategic, people managerial and tactical execution exposure;
  • Have the ambition to be a key driver in Andela technical staff hiring as we enter into a period of unprecedented growth;
  • Experience actively sourcing talent across various platforms (such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Github, Angelist, and others) – as you manage a group deep diving across countries to uncover top talent;
  • Technical recruiting managerial or hands-on experience preferred;
  • Have a combination of an experience-oriented and data-driven approach;
  • Understanding of how to best use different technology/tools to optimise a rapidly scaling Africa workforce;
  • Strong time management and organizational skills;
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and teams in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent knowledge and passion about Andela’s mission and vision. Able to convincingly sell Andela’s opportunity to prospective employees;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, as well as good listening skills.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation;
  • Full medical coverage;
  • Equity package;
  • Continental travel opportunities;
  • Beautiful working environment;
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet;
  • Oh, And a chance to change the world!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply